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The East

From producer Ridley Scott and directed by Zal Batmanglij comes a taut, sexy thriller starring Brit Marling (Arbitrage), Alexander Skarsgard (TV's True Blood) and Oscar Nominee Ellen Page. Sarah Moss (Marling) is an ambitious new recruit at an elite private intelligence firm. Her first undercover assignment is to infiltrate The East, an elusive activist collective that terrorizes corporate leaders who commit crimes against humanity. The more involved she gets, the more Sarah's life is in danger in this 'great conspiracy thriller'.

Rated PG 13
117 minutes


Not the quickest pace for a movie, at least in the beginning. It's one of those movies that when the pieces start falling together and you see the bigger picture, it becomes impossible to not keep watching. It has a tendency to flip around, but again, it works.
The story that surrounds this cell, The East, was very intriguing. There is a part if me that agrees with what they stand for. I just don't appreciate the extreme measures they feel the need to use.
A lot of people will enjoy this movie and the story behind it. It really is an intense mind thriller.



  1. This sounds like a movie I would like. That's for the review.


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